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  1. Arsene Wenger against ban on signing Under-18s

    Soccernet staff

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has become a rare voice against blocking the trade of Under-18 footballers, defending his club's policy of signing the best young players from around the world and claiming the rules should actually be relaxed.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2009
  2. Ozil signs for Real Madrid

    Soccernet staff

    Real Madrid have signed German World Cup star Mesut Ozil from Bundesliga side Werder Bremen for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around €15 million.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  3. Schaaf hopeful over Ozil

    Soccernet staff

    Werder Bremen boss Thomas Schaaf has said he believes Mesut Ozil is likely to stay at the club this summer.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2010
  4. Chelsea target Ramires set for Stamford Bridge medical

    Soccernet staff

    Chelsea's ongoing bid to sign Brazilian midfielder Ramires for around GBP;18 million is edging ever closer as he is set to undergo a medical at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2010
  5. Brazil midfielder Ramires wants 'dream' move

    Soccernet staff

    Benfica midfielder Ramires has set his sights on a "dream" move to Barcelona, Real Madrid or Chelsea after representing Brazil at the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  6. New City boy Silva targets Champions League

    Soccernet staff

    Manchester City have completed the signing of Spain midfielder David Silva, after he passed a medical at Eastlands. The winger has targeted Champions League football as his first ambition.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  7. 2010 World Cup: Clarence Seedorf says Italy must use young player...

    Soccernet staff

    AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf believes Italy must now rebuild around young players like Mario Balotelli.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2010
  8. 2010 World Cup: Sven Goran Eriksson slammed for $3m pay packet

    Soccernet staff

    Former South Africa coach Jomo Sono has slammed Sven Goran Eriksson's brief tenure as manager of the Ivory Coast, and labelled African sides' insistence on hiring European coaches "diablical".

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  9. 2010 World Cup: Nigeria tighten security around Sani Kaita

    Soccernet staff

    Nigeria have tightened security around the national side ahead of Tuesday's crucial World Cup tie against South Korea after midfielder Sani Kaita was the target of death threats.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  10. FIFA begins push to shift 500,000 tickets

    Soccernet staff

    As FIFA begins its phase of over-the-counter sales for World Cup tickets, organising committee chief executive Danny Jordaan has conceded it will be "tragic" if the tournament witnesses empty seats.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2010
  11. Spiritual healer: I can get Beckham fit

    Soccernet staff

    A spiritual healer has claimed he can get David Beckham fit "within three days" despite medical experts ruling him out of action for around six months.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2010
  12. Diego Maradona has notified Argentina World Cup certainties

    Soccernet staff

    Argentina coach Diego Maradona claims to have notified around a dozen players of their selection for his World Cup squad, but insisted he has not ruled anybody out after naming a 20-man squad for the March 3 friendly against Germany.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2010
  13. AC Milan announce Emirates sponsorship deal

    Soccernet staff

    Dubai government-owned Emirates airline is to sponsor AC Milan from next season in a four-year shirt deal worth around 50 million euros ($68.31 million), a source close to the Italian club said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2010
  14. Cabanas reveals World Cup hope

    Soccernet staff

    Salvador Cabanas has reportedly told his father that he plans to play for Paraguay at the World Cup as he steps up his recovery.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  15. Roy Keane tells FAI: "What goes around comes around"

    Soccernet staff

    Roy Keane has criticised the Football Association of Ireland and chief executive John Delaney, stating in his own inimitable style that "what goes around comes around" in wake of the country's failure to qualify for the World Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2009
  16. Frank Lampard ready to test England's credentials against Brazil

    Soccernet staff

    Frank Lampard believes the friendly with Brazil on Saturday will help to provide an indication of England's chances of lifting the World Cup next summer.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2009